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Gianaclis Caldwell is the author of Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking, among other books. She manages the goat herd and cheesemaking operations at Pholia Farm Creamery in Oregon.

room temperature cheese

Is Cheese Better At Room Temperature?


Some cheeses are best straight from the fridge, while other types of cheese might benefit from warming to room temperature.

What’s The Difference Between Cow’s, Goat’s, and Sheep’s Milk?


What are the general differences between cow’s, goat’s, and sheep’s milk?  The most obvious difference is color. When cows graze on pasture, their milk assumes a golden-yellow hue from beta-carotene in the grass. When goats and sheep consume the same plants, however, their bodies convert almost all of the pigment to Vitamin A—just as our […]

non_GMO

What Makes A Cheese Non-GMO?


A solution to finding non-GMO cheeses is to buy the product from a local or trusted cheesemaker.

accompaniments

How Many Accompaniments On A Plate?


Tart fruits, unsalted nuts, hot and sweet spread—cheese plate accompaniments depend on the course it is served as. But the mantra is to keep it simple!

cheese storage

What’s The Best Way To Store Cheese At Home?


No matter the cheese type, stash the tub in the refrigerator. Cheese storage at home should be temporary—just long enough for you to enjoy it at its peak.

halloumi

Why Don’t Halloumi and Other Grilling Cheeses Melt?


The science behind the meltability of cheeses

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Any General Rules for Pairing Sparkling Wine with Cheese?


Bubbly beverages play nicely with most, but not all, types of fromage